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MINUTES OF THE
HOUSE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES STANDING COMMITTEE
Room 25, House Office Building
February 13, 2012

MEMBERS PRESENT:    Rep. Paul Ray, Chair
                Rep. Evan J. Vickers, Vice Chair
                Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Houck
                Rep. Daniel McCay
                Rep. Ronda Rudd Menlove
                Rep. Christine F. Watkins

MEMBERS ABSENT:    Rep. Tim M. Cosgrove
                Rep. Bradley M. Daw
                Rep. Dean Sanpei                
            
STAFF PRESENT:        Mr. Mark D. Andrews, Policy Analyst
                Ms. Linda Black, House Secretary

Note:    A list of visitors and copy of handouts are filed with committee minutes.

Chair Ray called the meeting to order at 4:03 p.m.

MOTION:    Rep. Vickers moved to approve the minutes of February 9, 2012. The motion passed unanimously. Rep. McCay was absent for the vote.

S.C.R. 2    Concurrent Resolution Encouraging Advance Health Care Directives (Sen. P. Jones)

Sen. Jones presented the resolution to the committee. (handout)

Spoke to the bill:    Ms. Maureen Henry, Executive Director, Utah Commission on Aging

MOTION:    Rep. Chavez-Houck moved to pass the resolution out favorably. The motion passed unanimously. Rep. McCay was absent for the vote.

MOTION:    Rep. Watkins moved to place S.C.R. 2 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed unanimously. Rep. McCay was absent for the vote.

S.C.R. 4    Concurrent Resolution on Breast Cancer Screening (Sen. K. Mayne)

Sen. Mayne presented the resolution to the committee.

Spoke in favor of the bill:    Ms. Kathryn Rowley, Utah Department of Health
                Ms. Lisa Schneider, Susan G. Komen Foundation of Salt Lake City
                Mr. Michael Siler, American Cancer Society, Cancer Action Network


MOTION:    Rep. Watkins moved to pass the resolution out favorably. The motion passed unanimously. Rep. McCay was absent for the vote.

MOTION:    Rep. Menlove moved to place S.C.R. 4 on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed unanimously. Rep. McCay was absent for the vote.

MOTION:    Rep. Chavez-Houck moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously. Rep. McCay was absent for the vote.

Chair Ray adjourned the meeting at 4:25 p.m.














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                         Rep. Paul Ray, Chair